“Allahu akbar! Allahu akbar!” The Arabic pronouncement that “God is great” sustained the Iranian revolutionaries as they marched through the streets of Tehran in demonstrations against the Shah. The invocation was heard again as students attacked the U.S.
Re “The Roar of the Tiger Mom” [Jan. 31]: As a young Chinese American who has been on the receiving end of this sort of discipline, I can say that the ways of the tiger mom are effective and laudable to an extent
For padding payrolls in the Street Cleaning Department, to the extent of perhaps $5,000,000 per annum, three public servants of New York City were last week sentenced to Sing Sing prison.
Now that the last of the five congressional committees with jurisdiction over health care, Max Baucus’ Senate Finance Committee, has passed its much anticipated reform bill, it falls to majority leader Harry Reid to cobble together something that can pass the Senate. That is no easy feat
Michelle Mack has turned medical thinking upside down. Born with only half a brain, Mack can speak normally, graduated from high school and has an uncanny knack for dates
A Gosselin “family day” turned frightening Saturday when an ambulance was called to the Wernersville, Pa., home of Jon and Kate Gosselin to take Jon’s grandmother to the hospital after she fell. “Just to clear up any faulty reports: my grandmother did in fact fall in my driveway but she’ll [be] fine,” Jon tweeted Sunday morning
The Czech prime minister canceled a vote to allow the United States to put a key part of its planned missile defense system in the Central European country, the government announced late Tuesday.